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New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach One Of Few Women In The Job: Philadelphia Inquirer

New men’s assistant basketball coach Steph Carideo is one of very few women coaching men’s NCAA and NBA teams, and may be the only one in DII, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 5. For Carideo, the chance to coach alongside Hall-of-Famer …

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Jefferson Partners on Philadelphia Fellowship on Inclusive Equity: Philadelphia Magazine, Curbed Philly, Philadelphia Business Journal

Thomas Jefferson University, Drexel University and University City Science Center this week announced that urbanist Richard Florida is the inaugural recipient of the new Philadelphia Fellowship, Philadelphia magazine reported Nov. 29. “The program, an initiative of the three institutions, wants to address some of Philly’s …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Pop-Up Raises Funds for Cancer Victims: KYW Newsradio

Fashion merchandising and management students held their annual pop-up shop Nov 28,  raising $2,600 for the charity ChemoClothes, KYW Newsradio reported. The pop-up shop, featuring a range of handcrafted apparel and accessories, is the culmination of several courses that give …

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Women’s Basketball Coach Shirley Achieves 750th Career Win: KYW Newsradio

Jefferson head women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley last weekend won his 750th career victory as head coach, and number 600 at Jefferson, KYW Newsradio reported Nov. 12.
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Hot Coffee Delivers More Antioxidants Than Cold Brew, Jefferson Researchers Find: Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World, Medill Reports

Jefferson researchers Niny Rao, PhD, and Megan Fuller, PhD, found in a new study that hot-brewed coffee has more antioxidants, which are beneficial for health, than cold-brew coffee, according to news reports in Reader’s Digest, Runner’s Wo… Continue reading

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Jefferson Collaboration Creates First International Medical Degree Program: Philadelphia Business Journal, PhillyVoice, Becker’s Hospital Review, La Repubblica and More

Thomas Jefferson University is collaborating with two prestigious Italian universities to offer the world’s first medical degree program that will enable graduates to practice in both the United States and the European Union, reported Philadelphia Business Journal, PhillyVoice, Becker’s Hospital Review and the …

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Jefferson Researchers Find Hot Coffee May Be Better For Your Health: Philadelphia Inquirer, Nutrition Insight

Jefferson chemistry researchers Niny Rao, PhD, and Megan Fuller, PhD, found that hot coffee has more healthful antioxidants than cold-brew coffee, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Nutrition Insight reported Nov. 6. In the study published Oct. 30, the researchers also found that pH …

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Creative-Arts Therapy Can Help People Heal, Faculty Member Rachel Brandoff Tells The Philadelphia Inquirer

Creative-arts therapy with a trained counselor can help people deal with mental illness, but even “engaging in a creative work on one’s own can still help people find purpose, better understand their emotions, and connect with others,” Rachel Brandoff, PhD, …

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Jefferson Researchers Found Hot Coffee Has More Antioxidants Than Cold: CBS This Morning, 6ABC, Science Daily, Centre Daily Times

A new study by Jefferson researchers Niny Rao, PhD, associate professor of chemistry, and Megan Fuller, PhD, assistant professor of chemistry, found that hot coffee has more healthful antioxidants than cold-brew coffee, as reported by CBS This Morning, 6ABC, Science …

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Jefferson Students Are Co-Inventing Tomorrow’s Healthcare Technology: Technical.ly

Medical and design students at Jefferson are collaborating to help find innovative solutions for healthcare and medical devices, Technical.ly reported Oct. 31. Through such programs at JeffSolves and JeffDESIGN, students have the opportunity to research, design and develop new devices …

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